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First LEGO League by Jonathan Daudelin, James Floyd Kelly

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Chapter 10. Basic Building

Building robots is an art. Using a bunch of pieces to form a working robot is quite an exciting accomplishment! As it turns out, you can use many techniques to refine your skill and proficiency at building LEGO robots. This chapter goes over some of these techniques and gives general tips on building good robots.

Note

Since NXT is the newest system used in FLL, and since RIS may be removed in future years, the building techniques discussed here focus on the NXT system. However, many methods may apply to the RIS as well.

Although we discuss several useful techniques in this chapter, the best way to enhance your skills is simply to spend time building and experimenting with robots. The more you build, the better you become ...

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